Fattoria di Montecchio Chianti Classico Riserva 2016 cod FMT-W2-2016
At Fattoria Montecchio the best Chianti Classico grapes are destined to become Riserva, a wine with a dark red color verging on maroon. Elegant and velvety, it has notes of spices and red forest fruits on the nose, with an imposing structure.
In 2016, 8,200 bottles of Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. were produced as Riserva.
Appellation Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. Riserva
Produced bottles 8.200
Grapes Mainly Sangiovese with complementary grapes in accordance with regulations
Position/altitude 300/350 meters above sea level
Cultivation method Spurred cordon
Aging Approx. 26 months in 25 hl wooden barrels.
Aging ability 10-12 years
Colour Intense ruby red
Parfum intense and persistent with notes of ripe red fruits, spices and vanilla
Palate fantastic structured and balanced wine; persistent in the mouth with a pleasantly intense finish
Ideal with Tuscan cured meats and mature cheeses; recommended with roasted or grilled meat, steak and the classic “Fiorentina”
Tim Heaton Italianwine.blog 2020 recommended
Falstaff 2020 91 points
I Vini di Veronelli 2020 89 points